Avión Cocktails Toasts National Tequila Day

Avión Cocktails Toasts National Tequila Day
Avión Cocktails Toasts National Tequila Day

Avión founder Ken Austin set out to create a quality tequila, we ended up in small Mexican town Jesus Maria.  Then, he met up with the Lopez family, who are fifth generation agave growers.  Together, they created the award-winning flavors that are Tequila Avión.

Enjoy!

Avión Añejo:

Caliente Viejo
2 Oz Avión Añejo
¾ Oz Hot Pepper Infused Agave Nectar
3 Dashes of Orange Bitters
Garnish With Orange Twist

Add tequila and agave into a mixing glass filled with ice. Finish it off with a dash of orange bitters. Gently stir the cocktail. Strain your cocktail into a glass filled with ice. Finish it off with an orange twist.

Papaya Smash
1 ¼ Oz Avión Añejo
Slice of Fresh Papaya
¼ Oz Agave Nectar
½ Oz Aperol
½ Oz Orange Juice
¾ Oz Fresh Lime Juice
Fresh Papaya for garnish

Add a slice of fresh papaya and agave nectar to a mixing glass. Muddle to release the papaya flavor. Add Avión Añejo, Aperol and orange juice. Then, top off with fresh lime juice. Add ice and give it a good shake. Strain over ice, and garnish with a fresh slice of papaya.

Avión Espresso Tequila:

The Rally
1 part Avión Espresso Tequila
2 parts Cola

Pour ingredients into a rocks glass over ice. Stir.

Avión Resposado or Silver:

Elevated Margarita
2 Parts Avión Silver or Reposado
1 Part Fresh Lime Juice
½ Part Agave Nectar

Combine ingredients in shaker with ice, and shake vigorously.  Fine strain over fresh ice.  Garnish with a lime wheel.

Watermelon Cocktail
2 Parts Avión Silver or Reposado
1 Part Fresh Lime Juice
4 One-Inch Cubes Fresh Watermelon
Squeeze Agave Nectar

Muddle watermelon with agave nectar in a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish as desired.
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